American Cancer Society To Announce ‘Real Men Wear Pink’ Fundraisers Friday
NEW ORLEANS – The American Cancer Society will officially introduce the 30 candidates in the 2017 Class of Real Men Wear Pink of New Orleans, Friday, Aug. 25, at Rubensteins, 102 St. Charles Ave., from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
The Real Men Wear Pink candidates are a distinguished group of community leaders determined to raise awareness and funds to support the American Cancer Society in its mission to help save more lives than ever before from breast cancer.
Candidates have made a commitment to fundraise throughout the fall, culminating with Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October. The 2017 Real Men Wear Pink Chair is Michael Holmes. Kenny Lopez from WGNO’s “News With A Twist” will host the event.
This complimentary celebration will feature food and refreshments by Amici Ristorante & Bar, The Fresh Market and Superior Seafood. Beer and wine will be provided.
Attendees have the opportunity to bid on silent auction items including a $300 game day gift basket from The Fresh Market, a golf day out package at Audubon Park and island vacation packages.
Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.
The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of 2 million volunteers saving lives in every community. As the largest voluntary health organization, the Society's efforts have contributed to a 25 percent decline in the cancer death rate in the U.S. since 1991, driven by less smoking, better treatments and earlier detection.